Student records help schools, students, and families track academic progress. Parents and students are entitled to view and obtain copies of records as stated in the New Your City Department of Education’s (NYCDOE) Parents’ Bill of Rights and Student’s Bill of Rights. Records kept on file for current students may include:
You can find contact information for your child's school by using School Search.
Copies of Student Records
Records follow the student from school to school at the NYCDOE. The last school a student attended (or is attending) is always the best place to start when looking for student records. Former students can obtain copies of records and transcripts by contacting the last school they attended. The NYCDOE does not provide duplicate diplomas.
More information on transcript requests.
Using NYCDOE Records to Prove Immigration Status
Under the federal program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, young people who were brought to the United States as children and who meet certain criteria can be authorized to work in the U.S. and temporarily protected from deportation. School records are one way to prove eligibility. Former students seeking records for this purpose should follow the procedures described on the transcript requests page under the heading Obtaining Transcripts – Former Students.